Hardide plc (LON: HDD) CEO Philip Kirkham joins DirectorsTalk to discuss interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2019. Phil talks us through the highlights, explains the impact the new high value customers have on the business, how progress in the aerospace sector is progressing and how confident Hardide for the rest of the year.
Hardide plc develops, manufactures and applies advanced technology tungsten-carbide coatings to a wide range of engineering components. Its patented technology is unique in combining in one material, a mix of toughness and resistance to abrasion, erosion and corrosion; together with the ability to coat accurately interior surfaces and complex geometries. The material is proven to offer dramatic improvements in component life, particularly when applied to components that operate in very aggressive environments. This results in cost savings through reduced downtime and increased operational efficiency. Customers include leading companies operating in oil and gas exploration and production, valve and pump manufacturing, precision engineering and aerospace industries.